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Audition (Calgary): The Christians – Fire Exit Theatre

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Audition (Calgary): The Christians – Fire Exit Theatre

Audition Notice for:
The Christians by Lucas Hnath

Fire Exit Theatre, in conjunction with Ambrose University, is pleased to announce auditions for the spring 2023 production of The Christians by Lucas Hnath. Directed by Barrett Hileman, the cast will feature students from the Ambrose University Acting Diploma alongside community professionals. The following roles remain to be cast:

WIFE (ELIZABETH): 40’s/50’s. Any ethnicity. Bible study leader, mother, and wife to a senior pastor at a very large Christian mega-church. Holds and acts on her own beliefs and values.

CONGREGANT (JENNY): late 20’s/early 30’s. Any ethnicity. Divorced, single mother trying to make do the best she can. Wants to do right by everyone.

Rehearsals take place on weeknights from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays from Jan. 9 – Mar. 23. Not every actor will be called for every rehearsal. Please indicate any conflicts when requesting an audition.

Technical Rehearsals begin March 27 and Performances run from March 29 – April 2 (one preview and five performances). The production will be performed in the Studio Theatre at CSpace.

To audition, please contact and indicate which role you would like to read for. You will be sent a monologue from the script to prepare and submit as a self-tape. All submissions received by Nov. 30th will be considered for in-person callbacks to be held on Tuesday, Dec. 6th.

Cast performers receive an honorarium for their work.

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